7 days in Lapland, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Lapland, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Tampere
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 5th (Fri), stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Muscat, Oman to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Muscat to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Muscat in February, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 6th (Sat), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Lapland Safaris Levi, then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Levi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 8th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Tampere: highs are around -1°C and lows about -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Spas
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
On the 9th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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